Purses Down for Churchill’s Spring Meet
Headed by the 138th renewal of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Churchill Downs’ schedule of stakes for its April 28-July 1 spring meet will feature total stakes purses of $7.275 million and an emphasis on “big event‘“programs.
The value of stakes purses for the 2012 spring meet is down slightly from last year’s of total of $7.325 million for 25 races.